Bruce Beresford Movies

Ladies in Black

Ladies in Black

Ladies in Black
IMDb: 6.7
109 min

Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Mr. Church

Mr. Church

Mr. Church
IMDb: 7.7
104 min

A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook – Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead…

Genre: Best 2015, Drama
Mao’s Last Dancer

Mao’s Last Dancer

Mao’s Last Dancer
IMDb: 7.3
117 min

At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao’s cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
The Contract

The Contract

The Contract
IMDb: 5.7
96 min

Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.

Double Jeopardy

Double Jeopardy

Double Jeopardy
IMDb: 6.4
105 min

A woman framed for her husband’s murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can’t be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills…

Last Dance

Last Dance

Last Dance
IMDb: 5.8
103 min

Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Black Robe

Black Robe

Black Robe
IMDb: 7.1
101 min

In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of…

Mister Johnson

Mister Johnson

Mister Johnson
IMDb: 6.5
97 min

In 1923 British Colonial Nigeria, Mister Johnson is an oddity — an educated black man who doesn’t really fit in with the natives or the British. He works for the…

Genre: Drama
Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy
IMDb: 7.4
99 min

The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Aria

Aria

Aria
IMDb: 5.8
90 min

Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner),…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music